Ladies Brunch at the 5th RAILWAY FORUM Berlin 2017

Ladies Brunch at the 5th RAILWAY FORUM Berlin 2017

Leading associations and networks have joint forces with industry partners, to host the second networking lunch and connect leading ladies in the transport sector. Their goal: Make role models more visible, foster mentoring and ultimately increase the percentage of women in transport from current 22% to 40% by 2020

Dirk Junghans - MOBILITY OF THE FUTURE: WHAT DOES IT TAKE FOR RAIL TO STAY COMPETITIVE

Dirk Junghans - MOBILITY OF THE FUTURE: WHAT DOES IT TAKE FOR RAIL TO STAY COMPETITIVE

Dirk Junghans, Managing Director, Liebherr-Transportation Systems GmbH & Co KG

Dirk Junghans started his professional career at ABB. Since 2001 he has been working in the field of climatisation solutions for rail vehicles. In 2006 he joined the Liebherr Group. Today he is proxy holder at Liebherr-Transportation Systems GmbH & Co KG in Korneuburg as well as CEO of the subsidiary in Mannheim. Dirk Junghans is Dipl.-Ing. in Electrical Engineering with a degree from the Technical University Dresden.

Stefan Stroh - THE DIGITIZATION STRATEGY OF DEUTSCHE BAHN AG

Stefan Stroh - THE DIGITIZATION STRATEGY OF DEUTSCHE BAHN AG

Stefan Stroh, Chief Digital Officer, Deutsche Bahn AG

Since April Stefan Stroh is CDO at Deutsche Bahn AG. He leads the "Competence Center Digitalisation" and is responsible for the strategy of digitalisation at DB. Developing a digital ecosystem and building a portfolio of new digital business models in areas like mobility, logistic and infrastructure, are tasks he focuses on.

Stefan Gladeck - MAINTENANCE 2025: WHY THE TRAIN OF THE FUTURE IS NOT STANDING STILL

Stefan Gladeck - MAINTENANCE 2025: WHY THE TRAIN OF THE FUTURE IS NOT STANDING STILL

Stefan Gladeck, Director Sales and Marketing Industrial Market Central Europe, SKF GmbH

Since June 2015 Stefan Gladeck is Director Sales & Marketing for the Industrial Market Central Europe and since July 2017 Member of the Executive Board at SKF GmbH. Before he held several leading positions at SKF, e.g. as head of the Railway Business Unit Germany. Gladeck studied Electrical Engineering and was afterwards active in various positions also international, e.g. at Siemens Mobility and Alstom Transport.

Weiping Yu - GLOBALIZING RAILWAY: ASIA'S SHARE IN DEVELOPING EUROPEAN RAIL

Weiping Yu - GLOBALIZING RAILWAY: ASIA'S SHARE IN DEVELOPING EUROPEAN RAIL

Weiping Yu, Vice President, CRRC Corporation Ltd.

Weiping Yu, Professor-level Senior Engineer with Doctor's degree, is the Vice President and a Member of the Standing Committee of the CRRC since Jun. 2015. Mr. Yu ever worked as the Vice President of CNR Changchun Railway Vehicles Co., Ltd.; and the Chairman of CNR Tangshan Railway Vehicle Co., Ltd. He worked as the Vice President  of former CNR from Nov. 2013 to May 2015.

Uwe Günther - GLOBAL PROCUREMENT: INNOVATION AND EFFICIENCY POTENTIALS FOR DB

Uwe Günther - GLOBAL PROCUREMENT: INNOVATION AND EFFICIENCY POTENTIALS FOR DB

Uwe Günther, CPO, Deutsche Bahn AG

Uwe Günther studied Electrical Engineering and Business Administration. Before joining Deutsche Bahn (DB) in 2007, he was active in various procurement leadership positions in the aviation as well as in other industries. From 2011 to 2014 he lead the infrastructure procurement department of DB. Since Juli 2014 he is Chief Procurement Officer of the Deutsche Bahn AG.

Bernhard Bihr - AUTOMATED & CONNECTED SOLUTIONS FOR RAIL APPLICATIONS

Bernhard Bihr - AUTOMATED & CONNECTED SOLUTIONS FOR RAIL APPLICATIONS

Bernhard Bihr, President, Bosch Engineering GmbH

Bernhard Bihr has been president of Bosch Engineering Group, a wholly owned subsidiary of Robert Bosch GmbH, since 2004. Before, Bihr was active in various leadership positions in calibration, development as well as sales within the Bosch Group. Bernhard Bihr is married and has three children. He studied Mechanical Engineering at the Technical University of Munich, Germany.

Executive Outlook - HOW RAILWAY KEEPS PACE WITH THE INTERMODAL COMPETITION UNTIL 2025

Executive Outlook - HOW RAILWAY KEEPS PACE WITH THE INTERMODAL COMPETITION UNTIL 2025

Uwe Günther, CPO, Deutsche Bahn AG
Rolf Härdi, CTO, Deutsche Bahn AG
Michael Fohrer, Chairman of the German Management Board, Bombardier Transportation GmbH
Burkhard Reuter, CEO, Alstom Transportation Deutschland GmbH
Michael Peter, CEO Business Uniit Mobility Management, Siemens Mobility
Oliver Kraft, Spokesman of the Board, voestalpine BWG GmbH

Michael Peter - CONNECTIVITY – THE VALUE OF DIGITAL INFRASTRUCTURE TECHNOLOGIES FOR OPERATIONS

Michael Peter - CONNECTIVITY – THE VALUE OF DIGITAL INFRASTRUCTURE TECHNOLOGIES FOR OPERATIONS

Michael Peter, CEO Business Unit Mobility Management, Siemens Mobility

Michael Peter works at Siemens and is CEO of the business unit Mobility Management - the company's rail automation and road & traffic solutions business. After having studied Electrical Engineering, Mr. Peter has dedicated his career to rolling stock and infrastructure solutions for road and rail and has held positions with Siemens in Germany, USA, Thailand and Spain.

Oliver Kraft - DIGITIZATION OF THE INFRASTRUCTURE: RAILWAYS' TRUE TREASURE OF GOLD

Oliver Kraft - DIGITIZATION OF THE INFRASTRUCTURE: RAILWAYS' TRUE TREASURE OF GOLD

Oliver Kraft, CEO, voestalpine BWG GmbH

Oliver Kraft, graduate in Business Information Systems, went through several positions at KPMG and DB Netz AG prior to his position as Managing Director / CEO of DB Netz AG from 2010 to 2013. Afterwards, he became Managing Director of House of Logistics and Mobility (HOLM) GmbH and since April 2015, he resumed his current position as CEO of voestalpine BWG GmbH in Butzbach.

Rolf Härdi - WITHOUT INNOVATION NO BUSINESS GROWTH

Rolf Härdi - WITHOUT INNOVATION NO BUSINESS GROWTH

Rolf Härdi, CTO, Deutsche Bahn AG

Rolf Härdi is CTO of Deutsche Bahn AG. He started his career at ABB as development engineer. After several positions in Adtranz, he was responsible for worldwide engineering at BT Propulsion and Constrols. 2008 he was appointed CEO at Sarsa-Group. In 2012 he switched to Knorr-Bremse as CEO. Since 2017 he serves as CTO at Deutsche Bahn AG.